- Crayola doesn't change the names of its colors much, but when they
do change, it's big news. Name these defunct crayon names for the stated number of points.
- (5) In 1999, Crayola announced it would change the name of this
color, a reddish-brown pigment, because kids mistakenly believe the color
has to do with Native Americans.
Answer: INDIAN RED
- (10) In 1962, this color was changed to peach to recognize that
everyone's skin tone is not the same.
- (15) In 1958, this color was re-named midnight blue because students
were no longer familiar with the history of the European people the
crayon was named for.
Answer: PRUSSIAN BLUE
- Anyone here who saw the cover of the April 19 issue of People and didn't
think it would be in TRASHionals should really know better. For the rest of
you, ID these members of the Brat Pack from these brief post-80s biographies, for ten points each:
- She's a 36-year-old ex-Halcion addict who played a lesbian heroin addict
in the 1998 indie film High Art.
Answer: Ally SHEEDY
- Married to Sheryl Berkoff with two sons, his primary job now is fatherhood. He returned to film slowly with roles in Wayne's World, Contact and the
upcoming Austin Powers sequel, after torpedoing his career with a 1988 self-produced video piece.
Answer: Rob LOWE
- After dating the likes of Dweezil Zappa and the Beastie Boys' Adam Horovitz,
she went to Paris for a few years; she's now engaged to French writer Valery
Answer: Molly RINGWALD
- 30-20-10, name the recording artist from her hits.
-  Silver Threads and Golden Needles; Wishin' and Hopin'
-  What Have l Done to Deserve This; The Look of Love
-  Son of a Preacherman
Answer: Dusty SPRINGFIELD
- First, there was the Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon. Now, theres
the Degrees of the Chicago White Sox, where every major league baseball
player is connected in some way to a member of the 1998 Chicago White
Sox. For this question, Babe Ruth has a White Sox number of five, as it
takes five steps to get from Ruth to White Sox reliever Tom Fordham. Name
these players that stand between Ruth and Fordham for the stated number
- (5) This designated hitter, who played with Fordham in 1997,
has his number three retired by the White Sox.
Answer: Harold BAINES
- (10) This man became the first player in major league history
to play in five different decades, when he had two at-bats for the 1980
White Sox, Bainess first year with the club.
Answer: Minnie MINOSO
- (15) Considered the ace of the 1927 Murderers Row Yankees
pitching staff, his 237 career wins included eight straight years of 15
wins or better between 1921 and 1928.
Answer: Waite HOYT
(Moderators Note: the chain is Babe Ruth-Waite Hoyt-Bert
Haas-Minnie Minoso-Harold Baines-Tom Fordham)
- Identify the They Might Be Giants songs from the lyrics, for 10 points each:
- I like to play the drums/I think Iım getting good, but I can
handle criticism/Iıll show you what I know/And you can tell me if
you think I'm getting better on the drums.
Answer: DR. WORM
- If anything was broken I'm sure it could be mended/My head is
tired from bobbing and pretending/Listen to some bullet-head/And the
madness that heıs saying
Answer: YOUR RACIST FRIEND
- Bachrach & David use to write his favorite songs/Never would he
worry, heıd just run and fetch the ball.
Answer: YOUTH CULTURE KILLED MY DOG
- Double your pleasure, double your fun by answering these
questions on rockınıroll twins for ten points each.
- All or nothing, which two Bee Gees are twins?
Answer: MAURICE and ROBIN Gibb
- This legendary Chicago rock quintet featured John Panozzo on
drums and his twin brother Chuck on bass.
- Twins Craig and Charlie Reid form this group, which had a Top
10 hit in 1993 with Iım Gonna Be (500 Miles), featured on the
Answer: THE PROCLAIMERS
- Given a TV show from the '50s and '60s, name the whitebread, ficticious
town it took place in for ten points each.
- The Donna Reed Show
- The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet
- Father Knows Best
- Name the titular TV detective for ten points each.
- Based in LA, he's a heavyset PI whose as likely to yell at his client
as his quarry. Given his girth, he's more prone to car chases and verbal
banter than on-foot chases. He gets hit on the head a lot, and sounds
suspiciously like the narrator for The Rocky & Bullwinkle Show.
Answer: Frank CANNON
- Based in San Francisco, he's a heavyset special consultant to the
local police, and is as likely to yell at his assistants as act kind
towards them. Given that he's in a wheelchair, most of the leg work is
done by his police assistants, such as Ed Brown or Eve Whitfield.
Answer: Robert IRONSIDE
- Based in New York, he's in good shape but is difficult to deal with,
as police lieutenant Al Rossi can attest to. Given that he's the man who
won't cop out when there's danger all about, he doesn't need anyone's damn
help. Catchy theme song, too.
- Itıs a family thing. Each of these bands were composed entirely
of family members. Given the names of the individuals, name the band
for 15 points, or earn 5 points if you need the bandıs hits.
- : Leroy, Eddie, Haini, Rudy, Kathi, Elizabeth and Moana
- : Crush On You, You Got It All.
Answer: The JETS
-  Originally siblings Ronald, OıKelly and Rudolph, this
Cincinnati-based group added younger brothers Ernie and Marvin and
brother-in-law Chris Jasper in 1969.
-  Twist And Shout; Itıs Your Thing; That Lady (Part 1)
Answer: The ISLEY BROTHERS
- Name the colleges given Lombardi Award winners on a 10-5 basis
- (10) Jim Stillwagon, John Hicks
(5) Chris Spielman
Answer: OHIO STATE
- (10) Walt Patulski, Ross Browner
(5) Chris Zorich
Answer: NOTRE DAME
- (10) Rich Glover, Dave Rimington
(5) Grant Wistrom
- Craig Kilborn has moved on and taken Five Questions with him, but The
Daily Show lives on. For ten points each identify these regular Daily Show features.
- Frank Decaro hosts this weekly look at current film through the
eyes of a gay man.
Answer: OUT AT THE MOVIES
- This segment is hosted every Wednesday by an angry comedian who
finds the news stories that fall through the cracks and rants about them.
Answer: BACK IN BLACK
- Hosted by Tom Shillue, this feature pokes fun at white supremacist
world wide web pages.
Answer: THIS WEEK IN HATE
- The NFL didnt officially compiling quarterback sacks as a
statistic until 1982, screwing many players in the process. Name these
quarterback sack legends who arent for ten points each.
- This Cincinnati Bengal is credited with holding the true
record for quarterback sacks in a season, with 26 in 1976.
Answer: Coy BACON
- This member of the Fearsome Foursome, who played from
1961-1976, is often credited with 173 and-a-half career sacks, which would make
him the all-time sack leader.
Answer: David "Deacon" JONES
- This Minnesota Viking, whos current job is as a U.S. Federal
Judge, is credited with 148 career sacks, which would make him #5
Answer: Alan PAGE
- Identify these very early Oscar winners for the stated number of
- for 5 points, starring Clara Bow and Buddy Rogers, this movie about World War
I fighter pilots won the first Best Picture Oscar.
- for ten points, considered the most anti-war film of classic Hollywood, this
1930 screen adaptation won the third Best Picture award.
Answer: ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT
- for 15 points, MGM's first musical, it was the first Best Picture winner to
use sound and the first to be partially in color. The story about two
sisters seeking fame and fortune on the Great White Way won the second
Best Picture award.
Answer: BROADWAY MELODY
- Name these members of Spinal Tap who met tragic ends for ten points each.
- This drummer spontaneously combusted behind his drumkit. His
brother, Rick, joined the re-formed trio for their reunion concert at the
1991 MTV Video Music Awards.
Answer: Mick SHRIMPTON
- The group's manager, he ran out of blood vessels to burst in his
forehead, and he was buried with his beeper and cellular phone.
Answer: Ian FAITH
- This keyboardist died, a victim of his own "have a good time all the
Answer: Viv SAVAGE
- Time to take a sports spelling test. Spell the last names of
these sport stars for ten points each.
- All-American linebacker Dat Nguyen (GWEN)
- College basketball rifleman Wally Szczerbiak (zer-BEE-ak)
- Running back Chris Fuamatu-Maafala (foo-uh-mah-too
mah-uh-fah-lah) - include hyphens and apostrophes if necessary.
- Time to check the celebrity birthday book. Name these celebrities who
have birthdays the weekend of April 16-18, TRASHionals weekend, for ten points each.
- Born April 16, 1955 in New York City, this actress's film credits
include Sea of Love, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, and This Boy's
Answer: Ellen BARKIN
- This drummer and co-founder of the Grateful Dead was born in Palo
Alto, California on April 17, 1946.
Answer: Bill KREUTZMAN
- Born in Vernal, Utah on April 18, 1947, this actor once worked at
the Kwik-E-Mart to prepare for a film role on The Simpsons.
Answer: James WOODS
- Answer these questions on literary pseudonyms for ten points each.
- "Monica Quill" is listed as the author of the Sister Mary Teresa
series of mysteries. But Monica is actually this man, who writes the
Father Dowling mystery series.
Answer: Ralph McINERNY
- This man founded the remarkable writing factory that put out the
Hardy Boys, Nancy Drew, Tom Swift, and Bobbsey Twins series of juvenile
mysteries among others, using such nom de plumes as Franklin W. Dixon and
Answer: Edward STRATEMEYER
- This literary fiction author occassionally writes lean mystery novels
under the pseudonym Rosamond Smith.
Answer: Joyce Carol OATES
- The NBC Mystery Movie was an umbrella name for four individually-named
crime shows in the same timeslot from 1971-77. All of them were named after
their protagonists. The titles of three of them started with the letters "MC",
but the other one was far more popular than the rest. If you can name the
"three MC's" you'll get 10 points each. You can replace one of them with the
much more popular other one, but that show's only worth 5.
Answer: MCCOY, MCCLOUD, MCMILLAN AND WIFE, COLUMBO (NOTE: Players get brownie
points if they recognize "three MC's" as a Beastie Boys reference. :)
- Name these legendary college basketball coaches for ten points each.
- Best remembered as coach of the 1972 men's Olympic team that lost the
controversial gold medal game to the Soviets, he was the first coach to
win back-to-back NCAA titles, at Oklahoma A&M (now Oklahoma State) in
1945 and 1946.
Answer: Hank IBA
- In 1966, he coached Texas Western (now UTEP) to the NCAA title, the
first by a team of all-African American starters. He remains at the helm
of UTEP to this day.
Answer: Don HASKINS
- A former player at Kansas under James Naismith, he succeeded him as
coach in 1907, and won 590 games in 50 years at the school.
Answer: Forrest "Phog" ALLEN
- See what you remember about this yearıs Grammy awards. For ten points each, name
the performer who won:
- Best Rap Album
Answer: JAY-Z (Vol. 2...Hard-knock Life)
- Best Spoken Word Album
Answer: Christopher REEVE (Still Me)
- Best Pop Album
Answer: MADONNA Ciccone (Ray of Light)